Finnish Artist Kaarina Kaikkonen Creates Dreamlike Landscapes From Second Hand Clothes

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Purchase Tickets for the Bay Area Screening of Studio H’s New Documentary “If You Build It”

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Click here to view the embedded video. If you find yourself in the Bay Area on May 28th, don’t miss out on your chance to attend a sneak peek screening of If You Build It —a full-length documentary film about Studio H ‘s revolutionary design/build program at a rural high school in Bertie County, NC. The full-length documentary chronicles one year in Studio H and tells the story of designers Emily Pilloton , Matthew Miller and their 13 students who dreamed up—and built—a beautiful solution that changed the face of their hometown. The story exemplifies the power of hands-on education, the raw brilliance of youth, and the impact a few budding minds can have on the future of a community. Come see the film before it is widely released, meet some of the Studio H’s new students from REALM Charter School , and learn more about how design and hands-on building can transform youth education. All proceeds from tickets sales will go to help fund building materials for the Studio H program in Berkeley. Inhabitat readers also receive 25% off their tickers—just enter “ inhabitatlove ” at checkout! PURCHASE TICKETS HERE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: architecture film , Emily Pilloton , if you build it documentary , if you build it fil , if you build it move , project h , Studio H , Sustainable Building , sustainable design        

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Obama Administration Sets Forth Vague Policy on the Future of the Arctic

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Alaska photo from Shutterstock Until this past Friday, the U.S. was the only Arctic nation that lacked a formal strategy in its approach to the region. In advance of Wednesday’s Arctic Council meeting in Sweden, the Obama Administration just put forth a vague Arctic policy that seeks to take advantage of emerging opportunities in the region, while recognizing that an undisciplined approach to exploring those new opportunities could threaten national security, interests and the global good. Read the rest of Obama Administration Sets Forth Vague Policy on the Future of the Arctic Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: arctic council meeting , center for biological diversity , earthjustic , economic opportunities in the arctic , erika rosenthal , marine oil pollution preparedness and response , new fishing in the arctic , oil and gas exploration in the arctic , rebecca goblin , secretary of state john kerry , shell oil drilling in the arctic , threat to the arctic , tourism of the arctic , U.S. formal policy on the arctic , u.s. state department        

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Prefab Sky City: World’s Tallest Tower to Break Ground in June

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